Theatre is a uniquely powerful site for the kind of thinking called for by the crises of climate change. Encompassing academic research, theatre work-shopping, playwriting, dramaturgy, and theoretical writing, this book offers a practical, theoretical, and critical engagement with the urgent issue of making art in the age of climate change. Author Una Chaudhuri: Una Chaudhuri is Collegiate Professor and Professor of English and Drama at New York University, USA. Author Shonni Enelow: Shonni Enelow is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Fordham University, USA.
Theatre is a uniquely powerful site for the kind of thinking called for by the crises of climate change. Encompassing academic research, theatre work-shopping, playwriting, dramaturgy, and theoretical writing, this book offers a practical, theoretical, an
There are nine articles in the first part of this double issue:COMMENT´´Testing the Climate´´, by Elizabeth Kolbert: On the climate´s big week.LUMP OF COAL DEPT.´´Who´s Scrooge?´´, by Lizzie Widdicombe: A modern-day Scrooge.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´A Buyer´s Christmas´´, by James Surowiecki: Why has retailing gotten so hard?CHECK, PLEASE´´The Frog at Forty-Five´´, by Mimi Sheraton: Arranging the flowers at La Grenouille.JAZZ DEPT.´´Life on Mars´´, by David Remnick: The Coen brothers of jazz.ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS´´Demolition Man´´, by John Lahr: Harold Pinter and The Homecoming.POP MUSIC´´Stairway to Here´´, by Sasha Frere-Jones: Led Zeppelin returns.THE THEATRE´´Family Planning´´, by Hilton Als: Tracy Letts and Aaron Sorkin on irreconcilable differences.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Settling Scores´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of the new films Charlie Wilson´s War, Sweeney Todd, and Persepolis. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/071219de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Travelers Paradise: Travel Guide for Øresund Region (Copenhagen & Malmö) Have you got a yearning to visit Scandinavia? Would you like to know more about this fascinating part of Europe before you go? Scandinavia conjures up images of fierce Vikings, snow-capped peaks, lakes and forests stretching for miles and beautiful cities perched on the fringes of the Baltic. Within this area lies the Øresund region, including the stunning and vibrant cities of Copenhagen, in Denmark, and Malmö in Sweden. Now you can prepare for your trip with Travelers Paradise: Travel Guide for Øresund Region (Copenhagen & Malmö), a guide which gives you great info on: Nightlife, bars and restaurants Fabulous shopping The regions history History and geography Climate And much more... Traveling to a new destination is always exciting, but to get the most from it youll need to be properly prepared. The Travelers Paradise series does just that, in a handy, concise volume that gives you everything youll need and some useful additional tips and advice. So, if youre looking to do the tourist trail or want something thats a little more off the beaten track, get a copy of Travelers Paradise: Travel Guide for Øresund Region today and start to plan your trip!
This is the definitive guide to gardening with native plants on the prairies. Gardening with native plants has lots of advantages, not only for your yard, but also for the ecosystem. What could be better than a beautiful, low-maintenance yard that preserves biodiversity and withstands the prairie climate? Native Plants for the Short Season Yard is the key for western Canadian gardeners wanting to unlock the full potential of native plants. With the wit and wisdom his fans love, Lyndon shares the basics of shopping for, propagating, and designing with native plants. He also shines a light on more than 100 of his favourite native plants, along with tips on how to grow them. Popular radio gardening columnist, horticultural consultant, and professional landscape designer Lyndon Penner has been gardening since the age of three. He appears frequently as a guest speaker at universities, colleges, and gardening associations in western Canada. He is the author of The Chinook Short Season Yard and Garden Design for the Short Season Yard.
Want to start a garden, but don´t know how? Tried gardening in the past, but didn´t get good results? Gardening Basics for Beginners gives you the information you need to successfully and confidently plant and grow a thriving garden. With this book, you´ll receive expert advice on gardening basics, such as: - choosing your garden´s location - prepping your garden site - picking the right tools and supplies - navigating a garden center to make the most of your shopping experience Of course, you´ll want to choose the right kind of plants for your location and climate. But the wealth of information you´ll find on various packets, labels, and zone maps can be confusing. In Gardening Basics for Beginners, you´ll learn how to seed packets, plant tags, hardiness zone maps and fertilizer labels. No matter your previous gardening experience, Gardening Basics for Beginners arms you with the knowledge to explore a variety of plant types, including annuals, perennials, bulbs, trees, shrubs, fruits and vegetables. Starting a home garden can be daunting, but with this beginner´s guide you´ll have the basic information you need to plan your garden, correctly water your plants, and improve your garden´s soil for years to come. Now you can begin to grow as a gardener, get dirty and have some fun! ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Joan Grant. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/025337de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lonely Planet: The world´s leading travel guide publisher Where To Go When, the ultimate trip planner for every month of the year, is a beautifully illustrated book that is both practical and inspiring. For every month of the year it presents 30 recommendations of destinations that are at their best during each month, whether due to their climate, or value or because there´s a lot going on. The suggestions feature every flavour of travel experience from culture-rich city breaks and tropical beach holidays to adventurous road trips and wildlife-watching expeditions. Every corner of the planet is covered so you´ll find out when the best time to see mountain gorillas is or to go shopping in Paris. The book is organised by month. At the start of each chapter a flowchart guides you through the options so readers can filter the recommendations according to their interests. Whether you´re into beaches, trying the local specialities or backpacking off the beaten path, there will suggestions for you. Diagrams also depict the climate, value for money and family friendliness of each suggestion in the month. Then Lonely Planet´s authors explain in detail why each destination has been selected. The text describes the place and why it´s special at that particular time. The destinations are illustrated by inspiring photographs and have a small infographic that shows the key reasons to go. Practical details make the first step of planning a trip easier. Packed with facts, photos and new ideas for your next adventure, Where to Go When will inspire and interest anybody who loves travel. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world´s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet´s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers´ Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ´Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.´ - New York Times ´Lonely Planet. It´s on everyone´s bookshelves; it´s in every traveller´s hands. It´s on mobile phones. It´s on the Internet. It´s everywhere, and it´s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.´ - Fairfax Media (Australia)
The desire to travel is instinctive; to see what´s ahead of us, around the corner, or across the sea. We´ve been curious about the world since time began. So get out there, see the world, have an adventure, have fun, live! This section of British Columbia may have some of the most diverse landscape anywhere in Canada: from the high mountains at the western edge of the Rockies, to the desert climates of the Okanagan, to the thick forests outside Kamloops. The author knows the area intimately and provides all the details you need: where to stay, where to eat, shopping, the best walks and hikes, camping options, how to get around, what to see and do. Includes photos throughout. Osoyoos, Oliver, Penticton, Kelowna, Vernon - these are the major towns of the Okanagan Valley and there are some 50 wineries here. Each town and winery is detailed, with complete information on what to see and do, where to stay and eat, how to get around. Then we move on to Kamloops, Revelstoke, the Arrow Lakes, Glacier National Park, Golden and the Kootenays. The mountains are magnificent here, and the author tells you what you need to know to climb them, to take the dozens of hiking trails in this region, where to camp in the beautiful valleys, how to spot the abundant wildlife, and much more. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Karen Edland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/027495de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The clean air, smelling of spruce and moss in the summer and of newly fallen snow in winter, is unforgettable in Sweden. Produced by a native, this audiobook is the definitive guide to a country that´s nearly 80 percent mountains, vast forests, lakes, and wilderness. But this book covers all, from cities and villages to the Midnight Sun Coast and the islands to the Lapland area: art, culture, folklore, shopping, walks, water sports, and more. It offers an ideal mix of practical travel info along with activities. And the fun is for everyone, no matter their age or ability. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography, and climate - gives you a solid knowledge of each destination and its people. Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites, and local attractions. Places to stay and eat; transportation to, from, and around your destination; practical concerns; tourism contacts - it´s all here! Detailed regional and town routes feature walking and driving tours. Then come the adventures - fishing, canoeing, hiking, rafting, llama trips, and more. Never galloped along a beach on horseback, trekked up a mountain, or explored ancient sites? Adventure Guides include extensive lists of recommended outfitters, with all contact details: email, website, phone number, and location. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Norman Gilligan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044303de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Award-winning author Steven Gould returns to the world of his classic novel Jumper in Exo, the sequel to Impulse, blending the drama of high school with world shattering consequences. Cent can teleport. So can her parents, but they are the only people in the world who can. This is not as great as you might think it would be - sure, you can go shopping in Japan and then have tea in London, but it´s hard to keep a secret like that. And there are people, dangerous people, who work for governments and have guns, who want to make you do just this one thing for them. And when you´re a teenage girl things get even more complicated. High school. Boys. Global climate change, refugees, and genocide. Orbital mechanics. But Cent isn´t easily daunted, and neither are Davy and Millie, her parents. She´s going to make some changes in the world. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Rankin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019235de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.